ClaviCologne Sea of Sounds

International Piano Festival • 30 July – 7 August 2024

30 July –
7 August
Competition · Concerts

Zhe Tang (China) ← Back to list

Zhe <br>Tang — ClaviCologne Sea of Sounds

Zhe Tang is one of the leading pianists and pedagogues of his generation in China. Mr. Tang's performances with the China Philharmonic Orchestra and the Shanghai Symphony were broadcast by the Chinese National Television and Radio reaching approximately 900 million people. He also gave the American premiere performance of the Concerto No.2 for Piano and Viola by Alexander Tchaikowsky. He has presented many solo recitals in the United States, Europe and the Far East. His performances have been heard on radio and television including Chinese National TV and Radio, BBC, Polish National Television, Oriental TV, WQXR of New York, WFMT of Chicago, among others.

Graduated from the Eastman School of Music where he taught and served as teaching assistant to Barry Snyder, Tang is Professor of Piano in Shanghai Conservatory of Music. He has also been appointed as the Vice Dean of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Director of Teaching and Research for the Piano Department, Chair of the Piano Department for the Middle School Affiliated to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Chair of Shanghai Professional Pianists’ Society, Artistic Director of Shanghai Spring International Piano E-Competition, Artistic Director of Shanghai International Piano Festival & Institute, among others.

He has been on the jury for international piano competitions, including Gina Bachauer, Belgrade Jeunesses Musicales, Bonn Beethoven,USASU Bosendorfer,Cleveland, Enescu, Weimar Liszt,Hilton Head, and Malta. Many of his pupils have won first prizes in almost all Chinese national competitions, as well as major and special prizes from International Piano Competitions. He was given the “Grand Award for Excellence in Teaching” by the Chinese government and was featured on the cover of “Piano Artistry”,the most important music journal in China.

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